(Losec® Losec MUPS®, Mezzopram®, Mepradec® , Omeprazole)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
The manufacturer of omeprazole recommends that capsules can be opened and the contents mixed with fruit juice or water.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Losec® Losec MUPS®, Mezzopram®, Mepradec®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Mezzopram® dispersible tablets are licensed for use through enteral feeding tubes.
Advice on administration via enteral tube
See manufacturers information for administration of Mezzopram® dispersible tablets via enteral tubes.
Tablets and Capsules contain enteric coated pellets